Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, October 8, 2020

A man in an orange shirt points down at a cot net to a yellow plastic tote.
Aguilar points to the cot where he slept when he first arrived at the Sullivan Shelter. Oct. 6, 2020 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Millions of dollars pour into Alaska’s Senate race. And Congressman Don Young says the Pebble Mine deserves a chance. Plus, the story of one Anchorage man who moved from a homeless shelter to stable housing despite many hurdles along the way.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Matt Miller and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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